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2021 Annual Performance Report

A total of 231.4 million services were delivered!

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Over-protected and under-served: Legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services (217)
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| 15 June 2016

El Salvador: A study on legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services

The prohibition of abortion in El Salvador is an example of a direct legal barrier to SRH access. However many of the barriers are indirect, resulting from: conflicting interpretations and perceptions of the law relating to age of consent, parental consent and provision of services prevailing cultural norms, stigma, shame, and taboo around youth sexuality  lack of confidence in confidentiality myths about contraception and lack of accurate education about sexuality lack of positive legal protection of young people’s rights and LGBT rights discretionary and therefore uneven implementation of those protective and facilitative laws that do exist the culture of machismo, gender discrimination and the prevalence of gender-based and sexual violence Includes: Implications for law and policy on a broad range of factors impacting access

Over-protected and under-served: Legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services (217)
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| 15 June 2016

El Salvador: A study on legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services

The prohibition of abortion in El Salvador is an example of a direct legal barrier to SRH access. However many of the barriers are indirect, resulting from: conflicting interpretations and perceptions of the law relating to age of consent, parental consent and provision of services prevailing cultural norms, stigma, shame, and taboo around youth sexuality  lack of confidence in confidentiality myths about contraception and lack of accurate education about sexuality lack of positive legal protection of young people’s rights and LGBT rights discretionary and therefore uneven implementation of those protective and facilitative laws that do exist the culture of machismo, gender discrimination and the prevalence of gender-based and sexual violence Includes: Implications for law and policy on a broad range of factors impacting access

Over-protected and under-served: Legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services (217)
Resource

| 15 June 2016

El Salvador: A study on legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services

The prohibition of abortion in El Salvador is an example of a direct legal barrier to SRH access. However many of the barriers are indirect, resulting from: conflicting interpretations and perceptions of the law relating to age of consent, parental consent and provision of services prevailing cultural norms, stigma, shame, and taboo around youth sexuality  lack of confidence in confidentiality myths about contraception and lack of accurate education about sexuality lack of positive legal protection of young people’s rights and LGBT rights discretionary and therefore uneven implementation of those protective and facilitative laws that do exist the culture of machismo, gender discrimination and the prevalence of gender-based and sexual violence Includes: Implications for law and policy on a broad range of factors impacting access

Over-protected and under-served: Legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services (217)
Resource

| 15 June 2016

El Salvador: A study on legal barriers to young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services

The prohibition of abortion in El Salvador is an example of a direct legal barrier to SRH access. However many of the barriers are indirect, resulting from: conflicting interpretations and perceptions of the law relating to age of consent, parental consent and provision of services prevailing cultural norms, stigma, shame, and taboo around youth sexuality  lack of confidence in confidentiality myths about contraception and lack of accurate education about sexuality lack of positive legal protection of young people’s rights and LGBT rights discretionary and therefore uneven implementation of those protective and facilitative laws that do exist the culture of machismo, gender discrimination and the prevalence of gender-based and sexual violence Includes: Implications for law and policy on a broad range of factors impacting access